How to create a Java class in Eclipse IDE?


In this post, we will learn how to create a Java class using Eclipse IDE.

Create a Class

Right click on the Project in the Project Explorer.

New >> Class


New Java class


Specify the package name.

To create a package follow this link:

Class Modifier

Specify the class modifiers like:

  • public
  • private
  • package
  • protected

The default modifier is : public

Super class

Optionally, we can specify the Super class for the given class. By default, java.lang.Object is the super class

for the class.

Java class Eclipse IDE


Main method

To create a main method in the class, check the main method stub checkbox.

Give a class name and click on the Finish button to create a class in the Eclipse IDE.